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Friday, Sept. 2, 2011

Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 8 p.m.

The Milwaukee Rep stages a theater-based comedy from versatile playwright Jeffrey Hatcher which peers behind the curtain at the private lives of classic stage...
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011

Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m.

The Milwaukee Rep stages a theater-based comedy from versatile playwright Jeffrey Hatcher which peers behind the curtain at the private lives of classic stage legends. Set in the 1930s in...
06.08.2011 | | Posted at 01:40 PM

Uprooted and over a dozen other theatre companies stage readings of TROUBLE IN MIND on the 20th.

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Alice Childress drama Trouble In Mind is a fascinating look at the nature of race relations on and offstage in the mid twentieth century. A group of theatre companies across the country will be performing a staged reading of the 1955 drama. The plot concerns a racially mixed cast working on a progressive drama on Broadway. The striking complexity of racial tensions plays out in an almost rec...
10.13.2010 | | Posted at 09:49 PM

Staged Reading At Ten Chimneys Next Monday

By Russ Bickerstaff
Early on in the 20th Century, a man destined to be known as a playwright and a couple destined to become known as actors met in New York City. The three were penniless at the time. They laughingly joked that when all three were rich and famous, they would work on something together. It’s the sort of thing that struggling artists joke about all the time. The three struggling theatre professiona...
05.04.2010 | | Posted at 07:04 PM

The Second Milwaukee Rep Resident Actor in Two Years To Be Awarded Fellowship

By Russ Bickerstaff
July 11 – 18th, Milwaukee Rep Resident Actress Laura Gordon joins 9 actors from around the country in a series of master classes at Ten Chimneys this summer. It’s quite an honor, but it’s really no surprise. Gordon is a talented and accomplished actress soundly deserving such an honor. Last year the Milwaukee Rep’s Lee Ernst was awarded the honor in the Inauural Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship....
04.28.2010 | | Posted at 04:28 PM

Goats & Monkeys presents Staged Reading of Shakespeare Classic

By Russ Bickerstaff
Goats And Monkeys�presents its latest staged reading this coming weekend in both Genesee Depot and Milwaukee as it presents The Taming of the Shrew at Ten Chimneys�on Friday and the Live Artists Studio on Saturday and Sunday. Directed by talented Milwaukee actress Angela Iannone, the reading stars�Matt Daniels�as Petruchio�to Marcella Kearns’ Katherina. Some time ago, Daniels played Petruchio...
03.17.2010 | | Posted at 06:52 PM

The Milwaukee Rep Presents a Staged Reading At The Popular Tourist Destination

By Russ Bickerstaff
My wife keeps suggesting that we go to Ten Chimneys some time. The grand estate of golden age Broadway talents Alfred Lunt and Fontanne would certainly be interesting, but the $30 it would cost to tour the place always seems more than a bit prohibitive. Still, it might be nice some time . . . We almost certainly will not be able to attend the Ten Chimneys’ next staged reading. On Monday, Marc...
11.01.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Earlier this week, the Milwaukee Rep announced that Rep resident acting company member had been selected as an inaugural Lunt-Fontanne Fellow by the Ten Chimneys Foundation. (The Ten Chimneys is, of course, the venerable estate built by Broadway legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne in the tiny, little Wisconsin town of Genesee Depot. An English major friend of mine from UWM circa ’99-2000 also...